Eight islands you can't miss

by , SmarterTravel Staff
Hvar, Croatia (Photo: Island Hvar - Pearl in Adriatic, JURAJ KOPAC)
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With so many great islands out there, how do you find the destination that's right for you? It's impossible to write a single article that will help everyone find what they're looking for, but, after thorough research, I've chosen to spotlight eight island destinations that are worth considering for your next trip. The lineup offers something for everyone, whether you want a budget-friendly locale with great beaches or an exotic hideaway none of your friends have ever been to.

Click on the following links to discover:

  • An island with something for everyone
  • A Caribbean Island you've never heard of but can't miss
  • A European Island you've never heard of but can't miss
  • An All-American summertime retreat
  • Authentic culture
  • A sophisticated escape
  • The ultimate romantic destination
  • An easy, affordable resort getaway

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